Taste of the Nation Chicago 2013
August 14, 2013 | Navy Pier Grand Ballroom
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
After another stunning, sold-out event in 2012, with the best gathering of chefs and mixologists in town, Taste of the Nation Chicago is returning for the third time to the historic Grand Ballroom and east lakeside plaza on Chicago’s Navy Pier! Join event chair R.J. Melman (Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises) and nearly 100 of Chicago’s most innovative and renowned chefs and mixologists as we gather together to end childhood hunger in Illinois and America. Guests will also enjoy live entertainment by Chicago’s hottest DJs, and a silent auction featuring many unique experiences and delightful packages.
2013 Participating Restaurants To Be Announced Soon!
2012 Participating Restaurants
Acadia - Allium - Angel Food Bakery - Balena - Bedford / Carriage House - bellyQ - Big Jones - Blackbird - Brand BBQ Market - Bristol - Café des Architectes - Café Spiaggia - C-House Restaurant - City Provisions - City Winery Chicago - Embeya - Fritz Pastry - Frontera Grill - Green Zebra - Hoosier Mama Pie Company - Hot Chocolate - HUB 51 - Inovasi - IPO - Julius Meinl - L2O - Lillie's Q - Lockwood Restaurant - Lula / Nightwood - Markethouse - Mercadito - mk The Restaurant - Moderno - More - N9NE Steakhouse - Nacional 27 - Nellcote - NoMI Kitchen - Nonna Santi - Old Town Social - PARIS CLUB - Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine - Pecking Order - Peninsula - The Lobby Restaurant - Perennial Virant - Premise - Province - Pump Room at Public Hotel - The Purple Pig - Red Door - RPM Italian - Sepia - Signature Room at the 95th - Sixteen - The Southern Mac & Cheese Truck - Sprout - Storefront - Sunda New Asian - Sunday Dinner Club - Tavernita - Terzo Piano - Trencherman - Tru - Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar - Untitled - Vie - The Wit Hotel
Debbi Peek (Southern Wine & Spirits Illinois)
Natalia Cardenas (Balena)
Hub 5, R.J. Grunts, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Studio Paris, Paris Club
jamco new media, inc.
Masters of Whisky/Boozehound
Capitol Commercial Real Estate
La Colombe Torrefaction
Toque and Bottle Advisory
Event Co-Chair & Operations Chair
Hunger Messaging Chair
Public Relations Chair
Chicago White Sox
Share Our Strength Midwest Director
2013 Local Sponsors